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CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 9:00am EDT
of journalist cokie roberts. yesterday members of the house gave tributes to the louisiana democrat. lindy boggs was 97. >> speaker, i rise today to pay tribute to a former member of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. she was a pioneer for the state of louisiana, and she served louisiana's second congressional district following death of her late husband who was then the majority leader of the house. she was the first woman elected to represent the state of louisiana in congress, and she was a founder of the congresswomen's caucus, and in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the women -- congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. lindy was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy sea during the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and a loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and, in fact, just recently she and her daughter partic
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 11:00pm EDT
in louisiana that is so deep you can see cancun. . >>> what do you do to pay back the people who saved your life? you hold a blood drive r drive. abc2 news pete o'neal tonight. >> reporter: we got --. >> we got there, it's pouring down raining. i got in the car with josh, made sure, started taking over patient care, started making sure they were okay working on the extrication aspect. >> reporter: it was considered a heavy rescue. they had to use the jaws of life to save a life. so tonight, how does a mother say thank you for saving her son's life? >> thank you so much. >> we just can't thank you guys enough. . >> reporter: this is josh, it took 15 units of blood and the tireless work of doctors and nurses at shock trauma to save his life. >> just to give back to the emt's, the doctors at shock trauma, they saved my life. >> reporter: the way josh and his family wanted to give back was to host a blood drive with the help of the red cross and those same people who helped save his life, the volunteer fire company. >> to see him come back, that's what gets us through this. that's what we l
CBS
Jul 31, 2013 5:30pm PDT
resent what is he calls "the camper" this 30-foot r.v. in a lake charles, louisiana, parking lot which the set rance administration uses as a clinic. it has one primary care doctor but no specialists. what do you think about when you see-the-r.v.? >> i think it's pretty pathetic. because you have guys that live here and have fought for their country, did everything that was asked of them and they come back and they get mean? a mobile home? >> reporter: santiny needs specialty care for the brain injuries he suffered in an i.e.d. explosion. but those v.a. doctors are either a 90-minute drive away in alexandria, louisiana, or three hours away in houston, texas. the v.a. asked congress for funds to replace the r.v. with this full-service clinic, but the money was blocked. >> the veterans are being put on the back burner for lack of a better term, for political reasons. >> reporter: the lake charles clinic is one of 27 v.a. facilities nationwide that congress has put on hold because of a disagreement over accounting. typically, the v.a. rents clinic space from developers and congress pays t
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 1:00am EDT
of the house and a grand lady from louisiana, ms. lindy boggs. they was a pioneer and trail blazer for the state of louisiana. she served louisiana's second congressional district following the death of her husband, h lambings e boggs. she was the first woman to represent the state of louisiana in congress and founder of the congresswoman's caucus. mr. scalise: in tribute to her service as a pioneer for women, the congressional women's reading room is rightfully named in her honor down the hall. she was the first woman and only louisiana ambassador to the holy see in the tenure of pope john paul ii. lindy effortlessly balanced her role as a respected leader and loving mother. she loved her city of new orleans, in fact, lived on bourbon street for many of her later years in new orleans. she loved her beloved tulane university and in fact, just recently, she and her daughter cokie participated in a benefit for tulane university in new orleans. she's somebody who will be dearly missed and somebody who we are honored to have, to be able to call a former colleague of ours here in the ho
FOX News
Aug 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
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CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 5:00pm EDT
to the gentleman from louisiana, mr. scalise. the chair: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. scalise: thank you, mr. chairman and i thank the gentleman from virginia for yielding and for bringing this bill forward. i'm a strong supporter of the reins act and why we are bringing this bill forward is because of the regulations that have been coming from this obama administration. when i talk to small business owners in my district, the biggest impediment they tell me to creating more jobs, the biggest impediment, are the rules and regulations coming down from the federal government. the reins act says if these rules and regulations are so important and have a $100 million impact, shouldn't they come before congress and state their case? what are you so afraid of coming before the public body? president obama said he was going to be the most transparent ever. yet he has bureaucrats coming up with rules and regulations and we have hearings on this stuff. and when they talk about things kids' going to save lives, the rules have absolutely nothing to do with improving the quality of peop
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 8:00pm EDT
there was a sort of forgot about. >> guest: it is shocking. what is interesting about the situation in louisiana and why just write about it is that there is a budget crisis. and this is something being experienced all across the country in the last five years. but with shrinking budgets, you know, one of the places is the public defenders office. so in new orleans what happened was they were forced to lay off one third of the lawyers. so one whole division, conflicts vision. it means if there are two people arrested for robbing a 7-eleven, one gets the public defenders office, but because they could be accusing each other, you need a separate lawyer. so when no new orleans they had a separate division and they completely got rid of that and the budget cuts. so anyone who came in with multiple arrests like that, they had no attorneys. so they were just sitting in jail for months and months and judges were making please. they were scrambling, threatening to let people out of jail without a trial because this was such a clear violation of their rights. it was a fiasco fischer. >> host: in the same
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
related to the bombings. we'll keep you posted as we hear more. >> some 100 families in a small louisiana town still cannot go home a day after a train derails forcing residents to get to safety. laura is live from our news room with more details on this. >> you know, it's been a scary situation for residents who live within a mile of that derailment. most unable to come even near their homes. the train derailed sunday afternoon near the small community about 60 miles west of baton rouge, louisiana. a union pacific spokesman says there are several cars they are concerned about. one involved in this 27 car derailment was leaking sodium hydroxide which can cause injuries or even death if inhaled or touches the skin. a third car was leaking a flammable liquid. all of those leaks have been plugged up. so far, small air pollution detectors have not picked up anything. three other cars contain flammable liquids that did not leak but they need to have the contents carefully extracted which the teams hope to finish up tonight. one passerby was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries and the t
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am EDT
on the honeymoon. >> on the honeymoon? >> she's buried near baton rouge, louisiana of diphtheria or -- i don't know, something. she'lls buried there. and then he was all alone on his plantation for a long, long time. he had a wealthy brother who kind of kept him in wealth. then he married varina howell from natchez, mississippi. it's still there. rouge, louisiana of diphtheria howell was, i hate to say pushy, but she was. she was a very aggressive lady. and wherever she went, everybody knew her. and she was the belle of washington. i mean everybody was -- she was in everybody's house and of course the president's too because of the taylors, you know, at first. the taylors. and so anyway then pearce. and so she was close to everyone. leaving washington, if i put it in modern terminology with the papers we have today in reporting, it would have been a sensational thing for this couple leaving on the train to go to south when the civil war began. davis had been very much involved in the remodelling of the capitol, which went on at that time. and not really a fire brand. he wasn't as obsessive as some
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 12:30am EDT
is going on. to thegoing to turn director of emergency preparedness for louisiana public health. the center ofat coordinating agencies that are disasters of various types. she has a background in health administration. during theund katrina days, and she has been with the department for over 20 years. we are pleased to have you with us today. >> can you hear me? good afternoon. i i was one of the last panelist picked up. my strength is operations. usually i am never at a loss for words. could tell me the problem is katrina. recently tropical storm isaac last year, so so many concerns we have, if you said, how are we going to evacuate half of our coast line in 38 hours. i know who to go to. i know how long it is going to take. how many states can be evacuated or not? how many will be federal assistance? i can tell you. all of a sudden i find myself not coming up with words or , andus about what to say we are asking for your help to advocate because of the things i know, because of operations. i can tell you american red cross has a 23 square feet per person capacity for a building, that has
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 4:00am EDT
simply disappear into the sinkhole in louisiana's bayou country. the water churns as a sinkhole opens up. a local official says the sinkhole is active this morning. it continues to grow. no homes are in danger. an evacuation route is being put together. >> amazing video. >> that's incredible. incredible pictures. >>> a major milestone for the new york yankees. >> here's neil and stan at espn with all of the details. >> i'm stan verrett. this is neil everett. and once again, he's hitting leadoff. >> we're going to start at yankee stadium. that seems the site of where the stage is what it was for ichiro suzuki. that's his 4,000th career hit. when you take his career in japan and major league baseball. he was overwhelmed by the response he got. and he joins pete rose and ty cobb, the only three players in baseball history, with 4,000 hits. that was a historic hit. this was the game-winning hit. alfonso soriano. dickey and ichiro used to be teammates in seattle. ichiro got the big hit off of. and the pickoff, for davis. mariano rivero gets him out for the second out. >>> rays and orioles. bo
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 5:00am EDT
rolling as a sinkhole swallowed up a group of trees in louisiana. the sinkhole appeared in this assumption parish waterway last year prompting a mandatory evacuation. since then state and federal agencies have been monitoring it. like we said, those cameras were rolling when a sinkhole took up those trees. >>> good morning, everyone. let's check out what's going on, the big picture across the area, back off towards the west more showers and thunderstorms across that area and unfortunately that's what's going to spark more wildfires across the region there. but then as we slide a little bit further across the middle of the nation, we are starting to see some showers and thunderstorms really developing along iowa and nebraska, but closer to home this morning we are dry. we did have our round of showers and storms overnight and then we could do it over again as we go through the afternoon, evening time frame. but, again, scattered in nature. thisis what's going on at the surface. we still do have this area of high pressure. out into the atlantic. it is pumping in lots of moisture across the
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 6:00am EDT
just as a sinkhole swallowed up a group of trees. can you believe that? that's from louisiana where a sinkhole appeared in the assumption parish waterway last year prompting a mandatory evacuation. since then state and federal agencies have been monitoring it. i bet they want to keep a close eye on it, lynette, that's pretty incredible, huh >> >> yeah, it's pretty cool looking, like somebody flushed the toilet and the trees went down it. i see charley looking at megan there. satellite and radar not picking up on a whole lot of rainfall out there or the thunderstorms or the showers. we had that move through overnight, but we we are looking at still some clouds out there. but look at the back edge there, we'll start to get a few breaks the in the clouds as we go thout the day. with that we'll get some sunshine out there. we can see what's going on in manchester right now, exactly what i'm talking about, we're seeing some clouds but also a few breaks in the clouds and that will be the name of the game as we go throughout this afternoon. and that's what's going to give us the potential
WETA
Aug 22, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. >> are those trees moving? keep watching. this is what happened when a sinkhole opened up in louisiana, swallowing a group of trees. the sinkhole originally appeared in the waterway last year, prompting an evacuation. state and federal agencies have been monitoring the situation. the 16-year-old who was kidnapped by a family friend is speaking out for the first time. hannah anderson said she wanted to clarify some things, like the text with her 40-year-old abductor the day she was taken. joe dimaggio killed hannah upon smother an eight-year-old brother in san diego before taking hannah -- hannah's mother and eight-year-old brother before taking hannah captive earlier this month. he was killed in a shootout with the fbi. wanted to thank the amber alert and the sheriffs and the , everyone that put in their time to find me. >> hannah's mother and brother will be buried this weekend. covering the world, leaders are now reacting to the allegations of chemical weapon use on civilians near syria's capital. germany's foreign minister called on the u.n. -- called on those serious government to
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 1:00pm EDT
from louisiana seek recognition? >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent for five legislative days for members to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. pursuant to house resolution 315 and rule 18, the chair declares the house in committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration-h.r. 1582. will the gentleman from kansas, mr. yoder, kindly take the chair. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole house on the state of the union for further consideration of h.r. 1582, which the clerk will report by title. the clerk: a bill to protect consumers by prohibiting the administrator of the environmental protection agency from promulgating as final certain energy related rules that will cost more than $1 billion and cause significant adverse effects to the economy. the chair: when the committee of the whole house on the state of the union rose on wednesday, july 31, 2013, a request for a recorded vote on amendment number 3 pribt -- printed in house report 113-174 offered by the gentleman from virginia, mr. conn
FOX News
Aug 15, 2013 2:00am PDT
of florida and also into sections of louisiana. we received too much rain already for the summer months at least to what is average. we are talking more heavy rain expected across many of the areas. a lot of it is associated with tropical moisture. we are watching the area of low pressure and it could phoningsly become a tropical storm or depression as we head to the next couple days as we move into the gulf of mexico. regardless of developments this is what is going to be happening over the next several days across parts of georgia, florida panhandle 5-8 inches of rain are possible out here locally even higher amounts of flooding is going to be a huge concern as we head into the end of the workweek and also into the weekend coming up. you can see we have a line of showers and storms set up along sections of the carolinas also to georgia. we have the threat of severe weather across parts of the plains starparts of setexas int central north dakota. another cool start to the day in the great lakes and northeast. well below average. current temperatures only 40 in international falls. only
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, when all of the marches and the leaders get here, one of the big six is in jail in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protests. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demand, our determinations and numbers we should split the segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in an image of god and democracy. we must say wake up america because we may not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress here today, the day may come where we will not confine our march on washington but we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese of washington said not to give that. we met on the side of mr. lincoln. >> is that right? >> and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary, randolph was there. dr. king and wilkin. then dr. king said to me, john, can we change that? he s
NBC
Aug 12, 2013 5:00am EDT
and the boy's mother in the past. >> here's a story you have to see and hear. a 13-year-old louisiana boy is facing charges this morning after allegedly crashing a pickup truck into a city bus. police said the accident happened in shreveport when the teen went through a stop sign. the crash injured at least a dozen people including that teenager. he's charged with driving without a license, careless operation and running a stop sign. >> now to a happier incident involving a 12-year-old boy in north carolina. he was vacationing with his family in arkansas when he found a 5.16 carrot honey diamond. he found it in the crater of diamonds state park, the only diamond producing site accessible to people. it's finders keepers. i need to make a trip myself to arkansas. >> good for him. >> 5:26, 62 degrees. >> coming up, we have the latest in st. mary's county as investigators make a new ruling on a suspicious death over the weekend. that's coming up ♪ [ hero mom ] oh, yeah. we're gettin' cereal. 'cau over 40 general mills cereals are 130 calories or le per servg. just look for the g. boom! that
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 9:00pm EDT
was president and it was right before monroe left to go to france to negotiate what became the louisiana purchase. he wrote, monroe has a fine feeling. he cannot stand to be from his wife, so he is taking her with him. that was pretty much their attitude. he was devoted to family, as well. that is really what they wanted to do. if they had their choice of how they would spend their time, it would be with their family. >> this program is interactive. we invite your phone calls. you can reach us at -- let me turn to a facebook poster. "we have heard elizabeth monroe did not like being first lady." >> she did not like the public parts of it. she married james monroe when she was a member of the continental congress. through their entire adult life, he was in one public office or the other. she was very much used to him being a public figure, being the governor of virginia, being abroad as a minister of the united states serving as secretary of state. to go to the white house was not anything that unusual. it was not anything unexpected. people had talked about monroe being president for yea
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2013 7:00am EDT
claiming that the members host: that is an "politico" this morning. we began with a call from louisiana on our republican line. linda, who would you like to see nominated? >> i tell you what, i think any of our servicemen should be awarded. disappointed on some of the names. oprah winfrey has never done anything for anybody's freedom. she has, like obama, only done her share to divide the country. i am sick and tired of all the commotion going on in washington with obama. as far as i'm concerned, he does not even have the right to award anybody anything. he needs to be out of office. is linda in louisiana. this is james in rome, georgia. democrats line. medal: i would award the of honor to all of the peacemakers, the people who are trying to stop these wars that are going on. what you learn from this -- the peacemakers are the ones who shall inherit the earth. all you hear about it the republicans talking about warmongering. john mccain interfering in other people's business and things. need a department of peace. thank you. host: some of the other recipients that president obama has aw
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 7:00am EDT
on our twitter page -- there will never be "peace" in the middle east! next is john from louisiana. good morning. caller: good morning. my common is that as unfortunate as this is, the islamic brotherhood and morsi, i think, could be analogous to adolf hitler and the not the spirit the muslim brotherhood is the organization that al qaeda's ring from. they are radical jihadist. they have fomented violence here, and they are turning public opinion, including american public opinion, against the egyptian army, which is in fact the only stabilizing force over there. people make a big deal out of saying -- but they were democratically elected. so was adolf hitler. that is my comment. thank you. host: john, thank you for the call. from "reuters" this morning, egypt muslim brotherhood thing it would take down the military coup but stressed it would remain pinned minute to -- remain committed to a peaceful struggle. the crackdown yesterday defined western -- defining western appeals for a peaceful resolution. the military's removal of president morsi's last month prompting international stamens
ABC
Aug 14, 2013 1:40am PDT
, florida. >> take a look at your weather on this hump day. rainy, louisiana to south carolina. there will be a few thunderstorms from eastern montana to new mexico. mostly dry along the west coast. >> feels like fall on the east coast. highs in the 70s from boston down to carolinas. 90 or above most of florida, parts of texas will top 100. >> all right. everybody loves a good party. the more elaborate the better. this one so elaborate we. decided to make it our "favorite story of the day." ♪ ♪ >> the kid's name is sam horowitz from texas, and joining the lady on stage for "dance again" by j-lo. sam's bar mitzvah. it happened last summer. the elaborate party is getting attention because the video was online. >> the kid can dance. >> i want to watch that over and over again. oh, my gosh. look at him. he knows all the moves. >> a natural entertainer. natural born. ♪ spotlight on me >> would you do it, diana. >> the lady in the background. nobody knew who i was, wearing a -- if i was a 13, sam horowitz. >> if you go for it. own it. that kid owned it. didn't he? >> he is so c
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2013 9:00pm EDT
for president at the time, gets the vice presidential nomination so you have this axis of taylor, a louisiana sugar planter, running with fillmore, the comptroller of the state of new york. for me there's a personal thing which i have to say, i currently teach at albany law school where fillmore was living and next year i will be a visitor at l.s.u., a law school in louisiana, so i'm the embodiment of the albany-baton rouge accent, as well. >> i'd like to say, let's don't discount that the mexican war brought us all of the western southwest -- california, new mexico, et cetera. he was the commander-in-chief and he acted like it and if it upset winfield scott who had quite a temper, and zachary taylor, so be it, but as it turned out, that's what history has recorded. we greatly expanded the united states during that time and we got those properties for very, very little. in terms of the history of real estate, polk rates high. >> on to zachary taylor. >> only if you think that going to war with a country to steal half their country is an appropriate and legitimate thing to do and significant n
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 9:00am EDT
report 113-187 in the following order, amendment number one by mr. scalise of louisiana, amendment number three by mr. smith ofs missouri, amendment number four by mr. latham of iowa, amendment number six by mr. nadler of new york, amendment of r eight by mr. johnson georgia, amendment by ms. jackson lee of texas, and amendment by ms. moore of wisconsin. the unfinished request is the request for a recorded vote on amendment number one printed in house report 113-187 offered by mr. scalise of louisiana on which the ayes prevailed by voice vote. the clerk will redesignate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number one printed in house report 113-18 , offered by mr. scalise of louisiana. the chair: a recorded vote has been requested. those in support of the request for a recorded vote will rise and be counted. a sufficient number having risen, a recorded vote is ordered. members will record their votes by electronic device. this will be a 15-minute vote. [captioning made possible by the national captioning institute, inc., in cooperation with the united states house of representatives. any
Current
Aug 6, 2013 5:00pm PDT
states that reflect those today. in louisiana. i got that. >> john: it's not easy to lose an entire crowd of people who vote for bobby jindal. can we, can we please have a serious discussion in this country about a very important issue and that is rick perry control. how many more public tragedies do the american people have to witness. every time rick perry shoots his mouth off, this man is killing the g.o.p.'s chances offerer getting back into power. it used to be don't mess with texas. now i think it is okay to mock it all during recess. it is not like the governor is going to remember who did it, right? coming on to me all the time now. (vo) she gets the comedians laughing and the thinkers thinking. >>ok, so there's wiggle room in the ten commandments, that's what you're saying. you would rather deal with ahmadinejad than me. >>absolutely. >> and so would mitt romney. (vo) she's joy behar. >>and the best part is that current will let me say anything. what the hell were they thinking? >> john: alex rodriguez is still allowed to suit up for the yanks as he repeals his 211 game suspensi
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2013 10:00am EDT
, massachusetts, louisiana, which is unique in some ways. we could have a debate about whether it is good or bad what is happening in the louisiana. the small school thing is in that mix, nested in that mix. what does a school and do well, what would be better to farm out to a larger entity? you do not have a lot of that farming out in a lot of states. not so much in california, new jersey. this superintendent sharing program is interesting and hopefully somebody will study that. how large do the other entities have to get to take on certain tasks in order to be affected? think your paper and the position that one size does not fit all is the right position to take. choice may help in some cases, but there needs to be real choice, if that is the case. it has to be about quality and kids, as opposed to the politics that we see around choice right now. in the places that we were, in most of the rural communities, high poverty, already consolidated, inter-district choice is often not an option. there are transportation costs. north carolina had a cap of 100 on its charter school program. that has s
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 7:00am EDT
for calling. bill calling from baton rouge, louisiana, now, republican. hello there. caller: good morning. how are you? host: doing well. how are you? caller: fine. well, you know, i don't hear anybody saying anything about the iran spring anymore. - iran -- arab spring anymore. they knew what morsi was and obama was supportive of him. and they found out that they made a mistake when they got him oted in. the people in egypt didn't vote it, it was just the brotherhood. and he was a terrorist -- the brotherhood is a terrorist organization and he came over here. the first terrorist, i imagine, that ever came to the white .ouse it's just -- this money part, it's just another illusion to get it off of morsi and obama. because they were good friends. wears aou notice, obama ring on his left finger, his marriage finger, that is you have to be an arab to read it. now, what kind of stuff is this? host: i'm going to let you go, bill. bring in some other news here while we set up for our next segment. the "wall street journal" in the marketplace section. this headline says "retailers are feeling left be
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
by the transportation system. louisiana talking to a manufacturer of our masuda goals, he told me were the most important things was getting those things from the market. he stopped. i said i'm in the transportation business. we are all in a transportation business. we have to get the cereal in the milk out in the morning. she was touched by the system. it will cost more for the milk. it impacts us all. in the last congress, we made some good progress. i think there are some very good reforms. we are still slowly getting the information. secretary fox will be here later today. i am encouraged. we had dinner the other night. he had dinner with several republicans. we had a great conversation. i look forward to it i did. it is always a positive thing. sometimes you have to leave politics at the door and get things done. i'm sure you will appreciate what the secretary has to say. they gave us a poor grade. we are at a point where we have got to figure out how to do this anyway that keeps us competitive in the world. there is a federal role. working with the state and the local governments. when yo
NBC
Aug 14, 2013 7:00am PDT
situation in louisiana. >> a tragic ending there. finally ended this morning after the gunman was shot and killed by police. police say the 20-year-old took three hostages at a bank in rural louisiana tuesday afternoon. he released one of the women, but just before midnight police say he threatened to kill the remaining two hostages, and that's when police stormed the building. they say he then shot the hostages, killing one of them. police then shot and killed the gunman. no word this morning on the condition of the second victim. >>> officials now say there is little hope of finding any survivors inside the indian navy submarine that caught fire overnight in mumbai after some of its weapons exploded accidently. there were at least 18 sailors aboard the vessel. rescue divers have entered the subon the remote chance someone might be alive inside an air pocket. >>> the rodeo clown who wore a president obama mask during a performance at the missouri state fair has been banned for life. fair officials say they're also reviewing their contract with the company that ran the event. the incid
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
as many as six or seven refineries from kansas, oklahoma, texas, to louisiana. doubt that the vast majority if not 100% of the gasoline will be distributed within the united states and not put on. do export diesel because we don't use the soul like europe does. so, we have had a symbiotic relationship. we send them our diesel and they send us their gasoline. and also some of the lubricant and manufacturing products that thatight products from oil we don't use will be exported, too. those are actually healthy for our economy. host: representative terry, an issue that does affect nebraska but you do not necessarily think about nebraska when you talk about immigration. how does it affect nebraska? personally on the issue of immigration and how would you like to see it? guest: it does affect nebraska. plants inlot of we rely on that hispanic labor. we have had a good share of immigrants into both omaha, my district, as well as other cities throughout nebraska. where i am is, we need reform. we absolutely need to attack this issue. this is -- and i think pretty much the consensus of the
FOX Business
Aug 27, 2013 9:20am EDT
and california, there flowing to other states like louisiana, new york trying for too. that is hard, tangible money leaving california. is that mainly because of the high tax rates in california? liz: that is the complaint. it was such a complaint that arnold schwarzenegger sent danny devito and clint eastwood to sacramento saying you got to keep the movie production here in california, in hollywood, in l a because it creates revenue growth but they were ignored because sacramento's said we have too many other issues, other budgetary concerns, the teachers association fought against it. california is losing out on big-time revenue because the revenue is flowing to other states in blockbuster production. stuart: don't tell me high tax rates have no consequences because they do. liz: they absolutely do. stuart: the dow down 1 and the points and we will wrap all been a moment. u2 wrapping up the market option for you today. the deadline for the debt ceiling with nona gaucher shen coming the president. the price of gold sharply higher. the price of oil very troubling. higher gas prices not too fa
FOX News
Aug 5, 2013 10:00am PDT
thinks people in his party come across as too mad. louisiana governor bobby jindal. and scott walker from wisconsin. he took on a union and lived to tell about it. you have two candidates who came up short in 2012. two ricks. texas governor rick perry and rick santorum. both gearing up rit now. then there is some big known types. the veteran, running mate in 2012, paul ryan and jeb bush whose both dad and brother were president. so they could make lots of money fund-raising and have a national network. all, for now, are judged against one another in a republican context. but because of how unified democrats are around hillary, they are all measured against her too. and three years of this, jamie. >> we are all set now. thank you, carl. >> three years. time flies. . it will good by like that. >>> big changes could soon be coming to some of your favorite foods as scientists tryout some new types of grub that were created entirely in a lab. we'll explain. >> and what do you call a kid who says jeopardy cheated him? alex? ♪ ♪ ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...so you say men are superior driv
ABC
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
completely disappear into a sinkhole. this is in a louisiana bayou. this video shot by local officials. this morning, we're told the sinkhole is still active and growing. right now, there's no homes in danger. but i looked this up. 25 acres in size right now. it's been growing for more than a year. it was a collapsed salt dome. a growing problem. >> really scary. >>> we're going to turn to the latest on the health scare for vice president joe biden's son, beau. he is said to be in great shape and expected to be discharged today from a houston cancer hospital, after undergoing a procedure there earlier this week. doctors don't know what's exactly wrong with beau biden. but he was admitted after becoming weak and disoriented last week. abc's chief medical editor, dr. richard besser, here with us this morning. make it clear. you haven't seen the records here. you don't know exactly what is wrong. but first, treated for a stroke. and now, at a cancer center. what does it say to you? >> initially, when you hear someone has similymptoms that a like a stroke and they've had a stroke in the pa
CNN
Aug 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
of the southern part of louisiana, new orleans, you could tap into this heavy rainfall as well. a lot of gulf moisture out there. that's why we have flood warnings in place. a lot of these watches are going to last in anticipation of this heavy rainfall event. we're not done there yet. as i mentioned, the tropics, we're watching an area of low pressure. all the convections and thunderstorms to the northeast of it. but we're still watching it, 40% chance of development as we go through the day. nice and sunny across the northeast. and then in the west, that fire threat continues as we showed you video out of sun valley, idaho. they're expecting temperatures high. and a dangerous situation there. >> we'll keep an eye. here in atlanta, jennifer? >> rainy and cloud >> i forgot my umbrella. if it rained, i never would have my umbrella. >> that's it. of course. >> the nice thing is they sell them. >> who wants to spend $10. >>> aliens and ufos. no it's not a seen out of the "x files. ." >> oh, no. area 51, the government finally admits the obvious -- yes, it really exists. here at fidelity, we give
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
the mississippi river and how it affects louisiana along with natural subsidence and the issues of canals for oil and gas drilling and the of those nature. provided are has withe either to wetlands dunes and beaches and as we encroach on that, we are reducing the ability for mother nature to respond and be able to protect us and that increases our flood losses. hurricane result of sandy, more than 30,000 buildings in new york city were in a flood controlled area that is now -- that hasn't now more than doubled in the greater new york city area. guest: geography is geography. part of it is trying to understand better what the risk is. i would say that this is something that people sometimes fail to grasp. just because something was not in a flood zone or was 20 years ago, does not mean that it has not changed in that time frame. is development that occurs, sea level rise, because of a variety of different factors, a place that once had been not in the flood zone, may now be. if you have done other mitigation measures, you can actually move out of the flood zone. there is a community in florida tha
CSPAN
Aug 20, 2013 5:00pm EDT
. louisiana is next, republican line. caller: yes, good evening. i love you so much. i watch you all the time. spent my life all around the world. i think everybody needs to -- >> what about the issue we are talking about? do you find congressional town halls -- who is your representative? do you find the town halls in your district to be useful? caller: yes, that is a good thing there. to get together with these people there. it is a good thing there. host: jeffrey, thanks for your call. another issue that we haven't talked about so much this evening in terms of what people are hearing at town halls, this is the headline, lawmaker pressed on reform at town hall meeting. let's talk to bob in virginia who had a town hall recently. it says the focus was as godlattereform denied and -- enforcement mandates for legal status for people in the country unlawfully. castro, a latino teenager pressed goodlatte on the bill. i am troubled by your proclamation the border security will not be dealt with before documentation is given to immigrants, said castro who is a member of the virginia organizing acti
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 10:00am EDT
for the schools. i have a comment. --re is a hole in louisiana louisiana, 29% of the republicans blamed obama for the government's katrina mess. i think these people that did that are absolutely ignorant. he was just a senator, not the president. host: thank you for calling. republican line, welcome to the program. if the cost of college worth it? well, it was like $15,000 a year 20 years ago for my daughter. local --ually got to a she is a nurse. my husband was discussed to -- he fell she concentrated more on the marching band than the college. she would to community college after that. i am quite disturbed. i put myself through a business school, whatever, 40 years ago. i paid for it out of my $100 weeks salary. the cost can't afford of tuition should consider vocational school, business schools. why should the taxpayers be paying -- >> there are a lot of kids -- you go back to the academic standards. most of the kids going to they are not academically qualified to go. they're getting a free pass because of the social justice that. i don't mind if a kid is qualified or what ethnicity, natio
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am EDT
preparedness for the louisiana department of health and hospitals. that puts her smack in the middle of coordinating federal, state and local age is -- agencies and preparing for disasters of various types. she has a rich and varied background in health administration roles. she was around during the katrina days in louisiana and shy has been with the department more than 20 years. we're really pleased to have you with us today. >> make sure i've got this right. >> wait. more time. there you go. >> can you hear me? all right. well, good afternoon. i think i was one of the last panelists to be picked up on this very distinguished panel. so i thought, i would talk to you from what i know in terms of my strength is more in operations. usually i'm never at a loss for words. from an operations perspective. if you told me that, you told me the problem is katrina, dpus starve, rita, ike, the mississippi oil spill. recently tropical storm isaac last year. so some of the operation concerns that we have. if you said how will which evacuate half of our coastline in a 38-hour period i know who t
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
and german flak batteries. >> host: of world war ii veteran living in lafayette, louisiana. you're on book tv with author rick atkinson. >> caller: they misquoted you. i'm not a veteran of that war, but i wanted to pay tribute, if i could, to some dear friends of mine who are gone now his name is go down in history. they were very -- my engineer was one of the 802nd and 101st airborne paratroopers that was at normandie. on never forget the tears in his eyes when he said, yes, our nation was to take the guns. i lost about 100 of my friends doing so, and there were not even there. then he went to market garden where he was not mortally wounded because she lived through it, but seriously wounded in taking a bridge, the last bridge. and my uncle who was in patton's army throughout the campaign and lived through it and left his general but said this of his soldiers. we have a serious problem with people shooting themselves in the foot. he was actually incensed about it. that's why he slapped the man. he loved his general. he said a lot of our boys died, but not because we weren't fighting. >> host
CSPAN
Aug 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
slashed billions of dollars from the slush funds. another $670 million from the louisiana of the purchase that was included in the bill on h.r..8. repealed or changed portions of the affordable care act signed into law by the the united states. we heard heart wrenching stories from our friends on the other challenges andth illnesses. yes, mr. speaker, there are real challenges out there. can attest to i that spending 20 years taking are of patients bchlt uh the american people don't want washington deciding what kind of or th care they must have can have. we need patients and families and doctors making those preposterous the assertion that republicans don't quality rdable care, care, accessible care. nonsense, plk. nonsense. what we want is the highest quality of care that respects principles of affordability and accessibility and quality affordableness and quantity. we want patients and doctors to in charge of health care, not washington, d.c. and not the irs. a congressional hearing today investigated the national parks services mismanagement of the inventory. uncovered when an audit
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2013 7:00am EDT
to the people. states do it in different ways. jersey has a bipartisan commission. louisiana and texas do it through their legislators. and we have the political element of a legislator drawing lines that's when you end up with these funny districts. but there's a lot of evidence that you're right that a district that doesn't have many moderates, the reduction of moderates, is being driven by redistricting, that aren't competitive. there are a number of districts that only have to worry about voters coming from their side of the aisle. all they have to worry about is a primary opponent and keeping their base happy. host: talk about the nsa, snowden, what's the future of privacy and security issues? guest: this congress is going to take them up. we saw representtive rutchersburger was telling us yesterday before they headed home and they had a meeting at the white house to talk about the nsa that there appears to be an appetite for some type of additional layers of oversight. but we're going to see intel committee members and leadership, both parties on both sides of the building defending
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